2019 IPL Finals: Qualifier 1 Betting Tips

May 7th 2019, 10:37am, By: admin

After an intriguing Indian Premier League season that saw an intense tussle for the top-four slots, we are now at the door steps of the 2019 IPL playoffs. The IPL will see the Mumbai Indians (MI), Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Delhi Capitals (DC) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) compete for the 2019 IPL Championship.

2019 IPL Qualifier Final Betting Tips

The first Qualifier will be held in Chennai on Tuesday evening (Midnight AEST) and will see the Mumbai Indians take on the Chennai Super Kings. By virtue of finishing in the top two, these sides have earned a chance to play the first Qualifier. While the winner makes the Final, the loser will still get a chance to play the second Qualifier for another shot at reaching the grand stage.

Mumbai Indians Preview

The overall head-to-head record reads 15-11 in favour of Mumbai, who have won both of the encounters against the Super Kings in league matches this season. With five of their bowlers taking more than ten wickets each, Mumbai will feel that they have the weapons to counter the attacking batsmen of Chennai.

Hardik Pandya has been the biggest asset for Mumbai this season and he has won many moments for them in IPL 2019. With Kieron Pollard and the Pandya brothers providing the muscle in the middle order, MI will hope that their top-order can provide solid platform to launch from.

Chennai Super Kings Preview

Chennai have based their tournament on strong bowling performances with four of their bowlers among the top 15 in IPL 2019. None of their batsmen made it to the top 15, but with spinners leading the roost, CSK found their groove to stop the other sides in the tournament.

CSK have also been the best catching side of the tournament (72 out of 82 attempts caught). With so much focus on their spin bowling, CSK will hope that the Chepauk conditions will keep suiting their bowlers.


Hardik Pandya has scored 373 runs this season at a SR of 197.35. Most of his runs have come in big shots and he has wriggled Mumbai out of tough situations in many games. His bowling is also coming good at the right time, which is a big boost.

MS Dhoni has played the saviour role for CSK this season, scoring 368 runs at an average of 122.66. His record against MI is excellent as well, with the CSK captain averaging 51 against them in seven knockout matches.

Jasprit Bumrah has always been the go-to bowler for Rohit Sharma. With 17 wickets to his name and at an ER of 6.78, the unique pace bowler has proven once again that he is the best with the ball for Mumbai.




Esports Betting Tips: Monday, July 6th

Esport action across the globe continues this Monday, the 6th of July and with it, we are back with another round of best bets for the night. Today we focus heavily in on the CS:GO Nine to Five tournament, which boasts some big matchups. read more

Horse Racing Tips: Monday, July 6th

The new week of horse racing kicks off with country meetings at Wagga and Warracknabeal on Monday. Luke Krahe has highlighted his best bets of the day in his preview here! read more

Sha Tin Racing Tips: Sunday, July 5th

There's just four meetings remaining in the Hong Kong racing season, with today's 11-race card at Sha Tin sure to play a big part in the race for the Jockeys' Championship. Find our best bets for the day here! read more

Horse Racing Tips: Sunday, July 5th

We round out the weekend of racing with a focus on the meetings at Pakenham Synthetic, Grafton and Mudgee on Sunday! Luke Krahe has higlighted his best bets for each track in his preview here. read more


Performance Ratings & Pricing with Julian Vallance with Sportsbet

Julian Vallance from Sportsbet takes us through some of the key factors which he uses with pricing upcoming horse races such as performance ratings. Check out his video from Sportsbet here. read more

What is Over-Round and How do Sportsbooks Make Money?

Over-Round is an important concept for both punters and sportsbooks. It's how Australian sportsbooks make money! All punters should understand over-round, how to spot it, and how to find better value on the Betfair Exchange. read more

Betfair Commissions and Charges

Ever wondered why you can get such great odds at Betfair in comparison to other online bookmakers? We break down why that is the case and why Betfair isn't just for professional punters here read more

What is Lay Betting?

Lay betting is when you’re betting against an event to occur. You’re betting that a horse won’t win a race, a team won’t win a match or your player will lose to their opponent. Find out more about lay betting at Betfair right here. read more


2020 AFL Round 6 Odds

Round 6 of the AFL season gets underway on Thursday night with a blockbuster between the Cats and the Lions from the SCG! As usual, we have all of the odds for the weekend's action courtesy of our friends at Sportsbet. read more

AFL Announces Round 6 & 7 Fixture

With Victoria recently suffering another surge in COVID-19 cases, the AFL has had to restructure the next few rounds of the season. They have officially released the fixture for both Rounds 6 & 7, which can be viewed in full right here read more

2020 AFL Brownlow Medal Votes Round 4

A full round of nine matches are in the books for Round 4 of what has been a crazy 2020 AFL season. Here's our break down of each match and our Round 4 Brownlow vote predictions, as well as a couple of Brownlow betting tips. read more

2020 AFL Round 5 Odds

The Saints beat the Tigers in the upset of the round and after a shuffle of the schedule due to COVID-19 restrictions, they will be back in action in the opening game of Round 5 on Thursday night against the Blues! See the odds for all of the games in Round 5 HERE read more